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The Rise of Tiny Jobs

The Rise of Tiny Jobs

In today’s networked world, the Web is changing the meaning of work for many individuals. Rather than working one full-time job, people are increasingly earning their incomes from many small jobs. Tiny jobs enable workers to monetize skills that might not have generated income in the past. We examine the rise of the tiny job economy below. Full story

Which Savings Method is Right for You?

Which Savings Method is Right for You?

Savings is one of the most basic concepts in personal finance…or so we think. While the rewards of saving money are obvious, actually following through often proves to be a challenge. Even when people understand its importance, savings is made difficult by the fact that everyone’s situation is different. Below, we explore several different approaches to savings (and the pros and cons of each) to help you pick the right one. Full story

All Grown Up: The Cost of Raising a Child [Infographic]

All Grown Up: The Cost of Raising a Child [Infographic]

Parents who are lucky enough to bring a new bundle of joy into the world can expect to spend between $200,000 and $500,000 before their child even makes it to college. Whew! Don’t forget to take advantage of tax breaks for your children when you file your taxes. Our infographic breaks down the different expenses involved with raising a child and looks at the total costs from birth to age 17. Full story

Does March Madness Boost Employee Morale and Productivity [Infographic]?

Does March Madness Boost Employee Morale and Productivity [Infographic]?

March marks the countdown to the tax deadline and the long-awaited March Madness office pools. While employers complain that they lose money during the NCAA tournament, employees score on their office pool winnings. Our March Madness infographic looks at how March Madness activities really impact employee productivity and morale and reminds you of the tax implications of your winnings. Full story

How the American Taxpayer Relief Act May Help Your Tax Rate [Interactive]

The dust has settled and the American Taxpayer Relief Act 2012 was signed into law on January 2, 2013 helping Americans save more of their hard-earned money through the extension of the lower tax rates for people making less than $400,000 per year filing single and $450,000 for those filing jointly. Our interactive looks at how the new tax law may save you money on your 2013 paychecks. Full story

The Fiscal Cliff and Your Tax Rate [Interactive]

The dust has settled and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was signed into law helping millions of Americans save more of their hard-earned money. Our interactive looks at the extended lower tax rates voted into law for individuals making less than $400,000 and married couples earning less than $450,000 helping them save more money on their paychecks in 2013. Full story